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Painting with a Twist planned

The Friends of the Franklin County Library are planning a “Painting with a Twist” party from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 5 at the Franklin County Multi-Purpose Building.

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Chili competition sign ups underway

Registration for the seventh annual chili cook off as part of the annual Christmas Festival on Saturday, December 5 in downtown Mount Vernon is underway. All proceeds from the cook off will be donated

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Wine in the Pines was wet but fun

Dressed in rain coats and galoshes, Kim and Greg Davis, center, and relatives Mark and Lori Gleason, didn’t let a little rain keep them from having fun at the sixth annual Wine in the Pines event.Dressed in rain coats and galoshes, Kim and Greg Davis, center, and relatives Mark and Lori Gleason, didn’t let a little rain keep them from having fun at the sixth annual Wine in the Pines event.

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Plaza Christmas Celebration coming early to Mount Vernon

Need a little Christmas now? The Plaza Christmas Celebration is coming early to downtown Mount Vernon the evening of Friday, November 20. The vendor deadline to register is next Tuesday

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Mount Vernon Music concert

Mark Miller and Elizabeth Elsner, violins; Ute Miller, viola; Craig Leffer, cello and Richard Shuster, piano, not picturedThe Orchard Ensemble performed Saturday, October 17 at the Mount Vernon Music Hall.  The Ensemble included Mark Miller and Elizabeth Elsner, violins; Ute Miller, viola; Craig Leffer, cello and Richard Shuster, piano, not pictured. 

Harpeth Rising makes return performance at Music Hall

Classically trained violinist Jordana Greenberg, Rebecca Reed-Lunn on banjo, and cellist Maria DiMeglioThe progressive folk trio Harpeth Rising will bring their unique brand of high energy music to the Mount Vernon Music Hall in a performance at 3 p.m. Sunday, November 8.

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Grape stomp added to Wine in the Pines

Visitors will have the opportunity to leave their footprint on a T-shirt at the Grape Stomp area on Saturday as part of the sixth annual Wine in the Pines this coming weekend.

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Native American exhibit planned

The Franklin County Arts Alliance (FCAA) will open a Native American Art Exhibit on Friday, November 6 that will remain on display through December 4.

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Deal class take top Paper Quilt awards

The Mount Vernon Elementary classes of teachers Beth Deal and Melissa Joyner took honors at the Franklin County Historical Association’s fifth annual Paper Quilt Show.The Mount Vernon Elementary classes of teachers Beth Deal and Melissa Joyner took honors at the Franklin County Historical Association’s fifth annual Paper Quilt Show. All classes will get at

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